Wayward Wanderers Walking Group






12 September



Recce Walk. Meet 1.30pm at Steamer Quay car park (near Totnes Motor Museum). Circular walk from Totnes, via the River Dart and Ashprington.  Moderate walk of 5.5 miles. (Taken from ’Classic Walks Devon’ Walk 15).  Car share from Sowton P&R if required.  .


19 September



Meet at 1.30pm in the Taw River Inn, on the main road in Sticklepath.    A 6.5 mile walk via South Tawton, Ramsley Copper Mine, Shilley Pool and back along the moorland fringe


23rd September

Last Night of the Proms, Exmouth Pavilion.  Meet at 7.15 p.m in the foyer. Bring flags, teddybears etc. Cost £8.  Let Leader know by Thursday, 9th September if you would like to go.



26 September


Meet at Park and Ride at 12.30 for car share to Burrator Reservoir for a pleasant, easygoing  7 mile walk around the reservoir, through woodland and open moor.


3 October



Meet at 1.30pm at the Spyway Inn, which is one mile off the Bridport to Dorchester A35 road. Turn left about three miles East of Bridport (going East) at Vinney Cross. (We think that the pub is sign posted. It is shown on OS maps just North of Askerswell.) Woods, high ground, an old fort and views. Seven miles.

Car-share may be possible. 


10 October


Meet at 1.30pm at the car park by Bel Tor, between Poundsgate and Ponsworthy, OSGR  SX694731 for a 6 mile walk  via Corndon Down and Ponsworthy, and including parts of the Two Moors Way.


17 October



Meet opposite The Atmospheric Pub, Starcross, for a 1.30 start of an 8 mile circular walk - Powderham Estate, Kenton Common and Black Forest, along tracks, footpaths, woods and country lanes. Free roadside parking in New Road, first right after the pub.


24 October

Meet at pub for a drink or outside at 1.30pm for short drive to start of walk.  Circular walk from Lustleigh on to Dartmoor – approx 5 miles. Car share essential as very limited parking. 

Friday 12 November
Live music at the Thirsty Farmer, Whimple.
JUJU - with Maggie Reeday and Ray Beavis.  Meet 8.30 for 9pm.


14 November

Meet at the White Hart, Moretonhampstead, for 1.00pm start. 6.5 miles through countryside, moorland, and woods, to Fingle Bridge (halfway round) where a brief stop for refreshments, at the Inn, and a seat by the river, may be had. Good views from Cranbrook Castle and Butterdon Down.


21 November

Meet at the Blue Ball, Sidford at 1.30 pm for a 5-6 mile walk passing through parts of the Harcombe Valley, skirting Slade House Farm, via Dunscombe and Salcombe Regis to the Byes.


28 November



Meet in the lower car park at Powderham Country Store (use entrance to Castle and turn right into car park) at 1.30 p.m. for a 3-4 mile circular walk on roads, paths and fields around the Castle.  Tea at the Orangery Restaurant and time for some Christmas Shopping in the shops (Plants, Food, Gifts etc.) if wished.


5 December

To be notified.


12 December


Christmas Mince Pie walk.  Meet at  The London Hotel, Ottery St Mary for a walk in the area starting at 1.30pm.  Back to the leader’s house for mince pies and tea. Come whatever the weather for a festive get-together - friends or family welcome.


9 January

New Year Treasure Hunt 2011 – Budleigh Salterton (provisional)


Leaders prefer to know who is interested in their event by 10.30am latest on the Sunday of the walk, preferably before if possible.  If there are no takers, they can then make other arrangements for their day.


Car share is advantageous when travelling longer distances, and will be arranged where possible.  The cost of travel and parking can then be shared. 


We try to get away promptly in the winter months to complete walks before dusk so allow plenty of time if you wish to have a drink or meal beforehand.




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